In Memory of Michael Brown

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May 26, 2015

Human rights defender and prisoner of conscience, Azam Farmonov, has been sentenced to a further five-year imprisonment for allegedly violating prison rules. He was due to be released at the end of...

May 12, 2015

Prisoner of conscience Ahmad Mshaima has told his family he was beaten following a prison strike on 10 March and again in the first week of May. He may be at risk of further torture and other ill-t...

April 27, 2015

The trial of leading opposition figure Sheikh ‘Ali Salman resumed on 22 April in Bahrain. The court refused requests for his release on bail and set 20 May for the next hearing. He is a prisoner of...

April 27, 2015

Activist Thein Aung Myint has been jailed for a further six months for participating in a peaceful protest in Myanmar. He is now due to serve a total of one year in prison. He is a prisoner of cons...